Can a general/generic Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) be developed similar to some of the Department of Labor OSHA “Quick Cards” and references which focus on the craft brewing industry?
Have you discussed, or is there a basic guideline for very small breweries that produce fewer than 100 barrels/year?
The Safety Exchange Says: This is a good idea! In fact, the Safety Subcommittee is already working on such a document that we’re calling the Compliance Super-list. In the meantime, check out OSHA’s recommended practices for safety and health plans.
No matter how small or large a brewery, there are many similarities in safety. The Compliance Super-list will address the safe workplace fundamentals that all breweries should be striving to achieve.